Thriller Thursday (2/20/20)

In today’s #ThrillerThursday spotlight, Victorian gentleman and amateur sleuth Charles Lenox is back in the third and final book in a prequel trilogy, ready to face his toughest case yet: a murder with not one single clue. THE LAST PASSENGER: A Charles Lenox Mystery by Charles Finch London, 1855. A young and eager Charles Lenox […]

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#ThrillerThursday Excerpt from THE VANISHING MAN

#ThrillerThursday Excerpt from THE VANISHING MAN

Charles Finch has long captivated readers with his gentleman sleuth Charles Lenox series.  Now in THE VANISHING MAN–the second in a prequel trilogy following THE WOMAN IN THE WATER–a young Charles Lenox is caught up in the case of a missing painting–a mystery with deeper secrets and wider consequences than he realized. Read an exclusive excerpt […]

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2017 National Book Critics Circle Awards Winners

2017 National Book Critics Circle Awards Winners

Congratulations to our 2017 National Book Critics Circle Award winners and honorees! Biography PRAIRIE FIRES: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder by Caroline Fraser Poetry WHEREAS by Layli Long Soldier John McPhee (DRAFT NO. 4: On the Writing Process) is the recipient of the Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award. Named after the first president […]

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Thriller Thursday (2/22/18 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (2/22/18 Edition)

The stars are aligning for two historical mysteries this #ThrillerThursday, plus a FREE cozy mystery sampler! THE WOMAN IN THE WATER by Charles Finch Two starred reviews & Finch won the NBCC’s 2017 Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing Award! In Charles Lenox’s very first case in 1850, a trunk containing the body of a […]

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ALA Midwinter 2018 “Three’s Company” Book Buzz Titles

ALA Midwinter 2018 “Three’s Company” Book Buzz Titles

Here are LOTS of reading recommendations courtesy of Talia’s “Three’s Company” Book Buzz at ALA Midwinter 2018: AFTER ANNA* | Lisa Scottoline | 9781250099655 | Out 4/10/18 (LR: 2/20) BRING ME BACK*| B.A. Paris | 9781250151339 | Out 6/19/18 (LR: 4/20) HOW HARD CAN IT BE?* | Allison Pearson | 9781250086082 | Out 6/5/18 (LR: 4/20) SHELTER […]

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January 2018 All-Stars

January 2018 All-Stars

These forthcoming books are raking in the starred reviews—make sure to add them to your library’s shelves ASAP! THE PARKING LOT ATTENDANT by Nafkote Tamirat “Tamirat’s razor-sharp prose fashions a magnificently dimensional and emotionally resonant narrator, herself a storyteller who frames her own tale with beguiling skill. This debut is remarkable in every way.” — […]

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2017 National Book Critics Circle Awards Finalists

2017 National Book Critics Circle Awards Finalists

The National Book Critics Circle honored three Macmillan authors and named seven of our titles as finalists for the 2017 NBCC Awards: Fiction THE NINTH HOUR by Alice McDermott Nonfiction BORDER: A Journey to the Edge of Europe by Kapka Kassabova Biography PRAIRIE FIRES: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder by Caroline Fraser Autobiography […]

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For Your Consideration: February 2018 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: February 2018 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles for the February 2018 LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due December 20! Click here for the full list of 2018 deadlines. THE GREAT ALONE by Kristin Hannah Two starred reviews! From the author of the worldwide phenomenon, THE NIGHTINGALE, comes a story of a family in crisis and a young girl struggling […]

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2017 Nassau County Book Buzz Titles

2017 Nassau County Book Buzz Titles

Today Anne visited lovely Long Island, NY and talked about these titles at the Nassau County Book Buzz (#bookbuzznassau): THE GREAT ALONE* | Kristin Hannah | 9780312577230 | Out 2/6/18 (LR: 12/20) AFTER ANNA* | Lisa Scottoline | 9781250099655 | Out 4/10/18 (LR: 2/20) HELLBENT | Gregg Hurwitz | 9781250119179 | Out 1/30/18 (LR: 11/20) […]

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Booklist’s “Pulse Pounding Mysteries for Fall” Webinar Titles

Booklist’s “Pulse Pounding Mysteries for Fall” Webinar Titles

It’s a gray and rainy day in NYC, perfect for buzzing about mysteries! Here are the titles Anne presented at Booklist‘s “Pulse Pounding Mysteries for Fall” webinar: THE HUSH* | John Hart | 9781250012302 | Out 2/27/18 (LR: 12/20) AFTER ANNA* | Lisa Scottoline | 9781250099655 | Out 4/10/18 (LR: 2/20) HELLBENT | Gregg Hurwitz […]

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